The median annual salary for a Front Office Developer was £82,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Front Office Developer
UK
Rank 754 788 790
Rank change year-on-year +34 +2  
Permanent jobs requiring a Front Office Developer 95 158 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.15% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.16% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 84 145 146
Median salary £82,500 £75,000 £80,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £58,750
10% offered a salary of more than £92,500 £100,000 £91,250
UK excluding London median salary - £41,250 £58,750
% change year-on-year - -29.78%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 80634 98831 101724
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.27% 96.35% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 66904 82761 83046
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Front Office Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Front Office Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Front Office Developer in the UK

Front Office Developer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Front Office Developer.

Salary trend for Front Office Developer in the UK

Front Office Developer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Front Office Developer over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Front Office Developer in the UK

Front Office Developer
Top 3 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Front Office Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +31 95 £82,500 +10.00% 10
London +18 95 £82,500 +10.00% 10
City of London +30 45 £77,500 -3.12% 4

Front Office Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, Front Office Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Front Office Developer in the job title.

1 210 (100.00%) Front Office
2 159 (75.71%) Finance
3 144 (68.57%) Java
4 126 (60.00%) Banking
5 100 (47.62%) SQL
6 77 (36.67%) Linux
7 76 (36.19%) Spring
8 68 (32.38%) Electronic Trading
9 61 (29.05%) C#
10 59 (28.10%) OOD
11 55 (26.19%) JUnit
12 52 (24.76%) Maven
12 52 (24.76%) Gradle
13 50 (23.81%) J2SE
14 47 (22.38%) JDBC
15 40 (19.05%) Mathematics
16 38 (18.10%) C++
17 37 (17.62%) Multithreading
18 35 (16.67%) SQL Server
19 34 (16.19%) Python
19 34 (16.19%) Degree
20 33 (15.71%) .NET
20 33 (15.71%) Computer Science
21 32 (15.24%) Low Latency
21 32 (15.24%) Equities
22 28 (13.33%) Scala
23 22 (10.48%) Unix
23 22 (10.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
24 20 (9.52%) VBA
25 19 (9.05%) Mentoring

Front Office Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (4.29%) IIS
2 7 (3.33%) Jetty
3 3 (1.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (0.95%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (0.48%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 7 (3.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.48%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 9 (4.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (3.33%) Power BI
3 7 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (2.38%) QlikView
4 5 (2.38%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.43%) KDB
5 3 (1.43%) MySQL
5 3 (1.43%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.48%) Big Data
7 1 (0.48%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.48%) BusinessObjects XI
7 1 (0.48%) Kdb+
7 1 (0.48%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.48%) Sybase IQ
Development Applications
1 55 (26.19%) JUnit
2 52 (24.76%) Gradle
2 52 (24.76%) Maven
3 3 (1.43%) NUnit
4 2 (0.95%) Grunt
4 2 (0.95%) Jasmine
4 2 (0.95%) Protractor
4 2 (0.95%) webpack
5 1 (0.48%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.48%) Visual Studio
General
1 210 (100.00%) Front Office
2 159 (75.71%) Finance
3 126 (60.00%) Banking
4 14 (6.67%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.43%) Advertising
5 3 (1.43%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.43%) Retail
6 1 (0.48%) Publishing
6 1 (0.48%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.48%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (36.19%) Spring
2 50 (23.81%) J2SE
3 47 (22.38%) JDBC
4 33 (15.71%) .NET
5 18 (8.57%) WPF
6 16 (7.62%) FIX Protocol
7 14 (6.67%) AngularJS
8 13 (6.19%) HTML
9 12 (5.71%) Hibernate
9 12 (5.71%) Rendezvous
9 12 (5.71%) TIBCO EMS
9 12 (5.71%) XML
10 11 (5.24%) JMS
11 9 (4.29%) ASP.NET
11 9 (4.29%) WCF
11 9 (4.29%) XSL
12 7 (3.33%) Guice
12 7 (3.33%) JPA
12 7 (3.33%) jQuery
12 7 (3.33%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 33 (15.71%) Computer Science
2 32 (15.24%) Equities
3 22 (10.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 14 (6.67%) Derivative
5 11 (5.24%) Algorithms
5 11 (5.24%) Data Structures
6 10 (4.76%) Fixed Income
7 9 (4.29%) Management Information System
8 8 (3.81%) Hedge funds
9 6 (2.86%) Market Risk
10 2 (0.95%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (0.95%) Credit Risk
10 2 (0.95%) Equity Derivative
10 2 (0.95%) Exotic Derivative
10 2 (0.95%) N-Tier
10 2 (0.95%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.48%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.48%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.48%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 77 (36.67%) Linux
2 22 (10.48%) Unix
3 6 (2.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (32.38%) Electronic Trading
2 59 (28.10%) OOD
3 40 (19.05%) Mathematics
4 37 (17.62%) Multithreading
5 32 (15.24%) Low Latency
6 19 (9.05%) Mentoring
7 17 (8.10%) Algorithmic Trading
8 16 (7.62%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (5.71%) MVC
9 12 (5.71%) Software Engineering
10 11 (5.24%) Asset Management
10 11 (5.24%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (5.24%) Web Development
11 10 (4.76%) Analytics
12 9 (4.29%) Business Intelligence
12 9 (4.29%) Wealth Management
13 8 (3.81%) Concurrent Programming
13 8 (3.81%) SDLC
13 8 (3.81%) Unit Testing
14 7 (3.33%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 144 (68.57%) Java
2 100 (47.62%) SQL
3 61 (29.05%) C#
4 38 (18.10%) C++
5 34 (16.19%) Python
6 28 (13.33%) Scala
7 20 (9.52%) VBA
8 16 (7.62%) JavaScript
9 9 (4.29%) T-SQL
10 7 (3.33%) VB
11 5 (2.38%) TypeScript
12 2 (0.95%) Clojure
12 2 (0.95%) Perl
12 2 (0.95%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.95%) XAML
13 1 (0.48%) C
13 1 (0.48%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.48%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.48%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.48%) VB6
Qualifications
1 34 (16.19%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.95%) SLA
2 1 (0.48%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 12 (5.71%) TIBCO
3 11 (5.24%) Oracle
4 9 (4.29%) Redback
4 9 (4.29%) Tableau
5 4 (1.90%) Sybase
6 3 (1.43%) StreamBase
7 1 (0.48%) Cognos
7 1 (0.48%) Murex
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